The Whistle Walk

The Whistle Walk

by Stephenia H McGee



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692344965
Publisher: By the Vine Press
Publication date: 02/13/2015
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Stephenia McGee is a wife, mother of two very active little boys, author, and chairman of Spirit Horse Ministries. A portion of all her book sales go to help the ministry provide spiritual and emotional growth and a quality education to at-risk young girls. Stephenia currently lives in Mississippi with her husband and sons where she writes stories of faith, redemption and the deep south.

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The Whistle Walk 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
AnnE42 More than 1 year ago
This books as well as its sequel, Heir of Hope, are two of the best books I have read that take place during the time of the Civil War. In this book the author has written a story with characters so real I felt like I was living the story with them. After I started it, I read it in one setting because I could not put it down. The author also has captured in a very real way the spirit of that time. I definitely look forward to reading more from this author.
Andrea_Renee_Cox More than 1 year ago
by Andrea Renee Cox So many authors write Christian fiction these days that it’s nearly impossible to keep up. One way I discover new-to-me authors is by participating in group reads in one of the online book clubs I’m a member of. That’s how I came across The Whistle Walk by Stephenia H. McGee. The Whistle Walk is a Civil War tale of a bride becoming the Lady of Ironwood. Lydia struggles to find her proper place as a wife, hostess, and slave owner. Just as she begins to make sense of things, a war rips apart the country and turns everything inside out. Will Lydia be able to keep her beloved Ironwood Plantation in one piece—and its slave in their place—until her husband returns home from battle? Or will the various trials she faces prove more than her inner strength can withstand? This book was quite a surprise to me. It’s a beautiful story of family, honor, and pushing beyond the boundaries society demands we adhere to. Faith in God also played an important role, which is always a key feature of Christian fiction that I enjoy. It was interesting to see the different points of view during the Civil War, from the lady of a plantation to the slaves who kept the place running to a soldier in the war. Each role was delivered perfectly, giving me a pretty complete idea of what it would have been like to live at that time. The only thing I disliked about this book is how much sexual relations were hinted at. For that reason, I cannot recommend it for anyone under the age of eighteen. However, I did greatly enjoy the journey Lydia (and others) made through The Whistle Walk. I only hope I am blessed with as much strength and courage as she possessed, should the need arise.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago